Add a slightly different dip to the menu with hummus. “No need to pass on fabulous dips to maintain your diet,” said Shield. “Thanks to the protein and fiber in chickpeas, hummus is light, yet heart-healthy enough to satisfy hungry sports fans. Try this easy recipe for happy game day guests.”
Game-Winning Dips and Healthy Tips
Garlic Hummus Recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
2 cans (15 1/2 ounces each) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
4 garlic cloves
1 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup lemon juice
4 tablespoons cold water
1/2 cup tahini (sesame seed paste)
Extra-virgin olive oil
Dash of paprika for garnish
In food processor, puree chickpeas, garlic, salt, lemon juice and water until very smooth, about 3 minutes.
Add tahini paste and process additional 2 minutes.
Spread hummus into shallow serving bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle top with paprika. Yields 8 (1/4-cup) servings.